Challenge Your Camera: Sport

Today for Dr B’s Challenge Your Camera…….the Theme is Sports…… In late July, 2006, we were making our way from the south of France  to Neuweiler-Les-Saverne in Alsace, to do research on my GGrandmother, who had left there in 1846 with her mother, father, sisters and brothers to immigrate to America. Well that is a…

FOTD: The Flowers of Eze, France

Cee’s Challenge is all about bringing a little beauty and color into our daily lives. Who wouldn’t be in favor of that? Challenge rules, why not join in? 1. Feel free to post every day or whenever you you feel like it.  You can either post new flower photos or dig back into your archives….

Square Up: Day 8

I’d look up just to see the slanty roof of that house! My, they do have the views too! Just look UP! It might be a tree line or a snow line! SQUARE UP

Square Up: Day # 5

This month Becky’s Square Challenge is all about UP! We climbed the hill to get to the church in the small village (50) of Le Crestet! The lavender growing on the walls gave us just the motivation to get on up there! Won’t you join Becky and the rest of us? The  theme is UP…

Six On Saturday in Nice, France

We can’t leave Nice without a SOS! What is Six on Saturday you ask? It’s easy, six photos (six only please) of a garden (yours or anybodies else’s. This can be flowers, vegetables, a garden design, whatever, as long as it’s garden related) posted on Saturday!  So, it’s six photos . Of Gardens. On Saturday….

Nice in Nice, France

This was the Nice part of the Nice and Easy Tour! As you know we have already explored the Easy or Eze part of this tour! What will we see here? From the bus it looks nice and flat. And, it’s a beautiful day! We started exploring Nice, beginning at the Apollo Fountain at the…

Six On Saturday in Eze, France

We’ve made our way along the coast from Monaco and back into France. Eze is perched on top of a steep cliff overlooking the sea. What SOS did I find here?  Let’s see………there were multitudes of  flowering vines ………… and flowers made of porcelain bunched together in beautiful multi-colored vases………. Down the cobblestone path to…

Thursday Doors in Eze, France

Eze was on my bucket list. It is a very small village (population 50) perched on a hill overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. And now the fifty people live at the base of the hill while the historic, clustered, stone dwellings have all been converted into shops or hotels. Eze is magical and did not disappoint…

#InThePink: In Eze, France

So for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. Eze was one of the reasons we booked the Mediterranean cruise. I had seen pictures of Eze. I had to see this mountain-top village by the sea for myself! I was not disappointed! So, just a peek at Eze, but there is more to follow! The one pink bloom…

Fragonard Parfumerie, Grasse, France

Grasse, situated on a centuries-old hilltop town in southern Provence, is surrounded by fields of lavender, orange blossoms and other aromatic flowers. Because of it’s flora it has become one of France’s leading perfume producers. The Fragonard Parfumerie dates back to 1782. Just how did all this start, you ask? To begin with, the inland…

#InThePink: Fragonard Perfumery, Grasse, France

So for the #InThePink” Challenge today…….. You can’t go to Provence and not buy perfume can you? Well I can’t. Traveling along the French Riviera we moved inland to Grasse. Fragonard Perfumery has been producing perfumes, eaux de toilettes and other perfumed products since 1926, using the traditional methods of French Perfumeries. Follow me on…

Cannes: Going Back Down the Hill

We walked along the cobblestone streets of the historic part of the city and I loved the peachy pink colors of the buildings and the roof tiles……. and of course the flowers. And I was interested in this tree with a very, very large thick trunk. I don’t know what it is, but I did…

Cannes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France

I think we need a proper introduction to Cannes, don’t you? I got all carried away in the Forville Market and I bet you think that’s all I saw! So let’s start at the beginning…….what did we see when we first got off the ship? Here is Le Vieux Port, our first stop of the…

One Last Look at the Forville Market Before We Go!

I just can’t say enough or show enough of these pictures from the Forville Market in Cannes! I am possessed! I liked the photos so much I am thinking about those “Fracture Me” art frames (where the photo is printed on glass) and framing them for my kitchen! So please bear with me! Show me the…